Work Story Wednesday: School Board Research & Assessment Associate

Watch Sarah’s Work Story Wednesday video. Sarah started with an undergrad in psychology, went on to do a master’s degree in development psychology and education, and later finished her PhD. If you’re someone whose wondering where that psychology degree might take you, check out the opportunities it brought to Sarah and see what kind of ...

Study: Where can that liberal arts degree take you on the Canadian job market right now?

Study: Where can that liberal arts degree take you on the Canadian job market right now?
  Most Canadians surveyed told us that they believe educational choices should be tied to job market demands. (And almost 75% say that they are not working in jobs that are related to their studies.) That is why for our recent Thinkopolis research report, we looked at the education Canadians listed on their resumes in ...

The Right Words Will Help Land Your Dream Job [Infographic]

The Right Words Will Help Land Your Dream Job [Infographic]
YouTern has posted a great article, based on research from Grammarly, on the best words to use in your resume and cover letter when applying for a job. Take a look at the infographic below, and read the full article on YouTern here. Text Version Below Text Version Watch your words in the job search ...

10 ways to condense your resume without losing value

10 ways to condense your resume without losing value
In a culture dominated by short Facebook posts and cryptic tweets, we all face enormous pressure to communicate ever more briefly. When it comes to resumes, recent trends have lowered preferred lengths to 2-3 pages. If your resume is long, how can you possibly condense it without losing value? As a certified and award-winning resume writer, ...

Work Story Wednesday: York U Fine Arts Grads!

Work Story Wednesday: York U Fine Arts Grads!
Wow! From a job at IBM to a downtown Toronto consulting gig and grad school, the York University fine arts grads have some exciting plans ahead of them. See what’s in store for these students here! Post by York University – Home.    

27 beautiful resume designs you’ll want to steal

27 beautiful resume designs you'll want to steal
Buzzfeed has collected a series of 27 resumes that add spice and flair to make these job applications stand out like no other. If you’re applying into a job in communications, graphic design, or web art, look no further than these funky resumes to give you some inspiration on how to get that resume to ...

10 qualities of really amazing employees

10 qualities of really amazing employees
While opinions are often like snowflakes, ask ten different people for their definition of an amazing employee and you won’t get ten totally different answers. That’s because amazing employees stand out. They’re easy to spot. And they make a huge impact on the people around them. The following is a guest post from Kevin Daum, ...